From Creww, Ryosuke Shiki, who is working hard to contribute to the startup ecosystem in the western Japan area as West Japan Area Manager, will be speaking at the event!
A place where the Kyoto startup ecosystem and participants create "connections" and "bonds".Oh my god!!!
In 2022, Prime Minister Kishida has declared "the first year of startup creation" and announced that the public and private sectors will strengthen their support for startups. The Keihanshin area, including Kyoto, has been certified as a base city for the ecosystem as a National Strategic Special Zone, and various startup support programs are being implemented. In order to build a startup ecosystem, it is important to create connections and junctions to create a big swell. This event will bring together entrepreneurs, government agencies, regional financial institutions, and support organizations in Kyoto to create "connections" and "junctions" between the startup ecosystem in Kyoto and the participants, and will feature pitches, talk sessions, and exchange events.
Mr. Nakahara of Kyoto Prefecture, the Kyoto organizer of "IVS2023KYOTO" held in Kyoto at the end of June as one of the largest startup conferences in Japan, Mr. Harada of taliki, who also planned and spoke at the talk session in IVS, and Mr. EVERTOCHI, a startup company that was on stage at IVS, will speak at this event. Mr. Harada of taliki, who also planned and spoke at the IVS talk session, and Mr. EVER Miyakoji, a startup company that was also present at the IVS. What were their impressions of the actual event? How do you envision the future of Kyoto based on these experiences? What is your vision for the future of Kyoto based on these experiences?
KYOTO Startups JUNCTION #2】Overview
◆target group： Venture capitalists, startups, related companies, people interested in entrepreneurship, etc. in Japan and abroad.
◆Date and Time: Monday, September 25, 2023, 18:30-21:00
◆Participation FeeFree of charge
◆Location:Kyoto Research Park West Bldg. 10, 1F GOCONC
93, Chudoji Awata-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
◆capacity (of boat, hall, aeroplane, airplane, etc.)40 persons *Applications for on-site participation will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
◆application deadlineFriday, September 22, 2023, 12:00 p.m. Deadline
Institute of Transportation and Urban Planning, Inc.
Kyoto Research Park Co.
OK Junction Co.
Kyoto Wisdom Industry Creation Forest
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Kinki Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Kinki Headquarters
Kyoto Prefecture (planned)
Kyoto Industrial 21 Foundation
Kyoto Advanced Technology Research Institute
Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
KBS Kyoto Broadcasting System, Inc.
Part 1: Opening remarks and explanation of the purpose of this event
Part 2: Opening Pitch (Pitch)
Part 3: Thinking through IVS - The Future of Kyoto with Government, VC, and Startups (Panel Discussion)
Networking/exchange party will be held after the program.
◆Speakers(in no particular order/planned)
Part 1: Opening Remarks and Explanation of the Purpose of the Event
Mr. Yoshimasa Urushibata, President, Transportation and Urban Planning Research Institute, Inc.
Born in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture. He has been interested in computers since he was in the 6th grade of elementary school, and has been working as a sole proprietor in web production and media management since he was in junior high school. Later, while in college, he worked part-time at Tokyo Disneyland, Starbucks Coffee Japan, and other places before joining a commercial TV station in Tokyo. In February 2020, he joined VOYAGE GROUP Inc. (now CARTA HOLDINGS Inc.) through M&A. Based on his EXIT experience, he is a concierge consultant at TOKYO Founding Station TAMA, a guest professor at the Information Management Innovation Professional University [iU], and a mentor at the Startup Initial Program Osaka. He is also a radio personality and presents the radio program "STARTUPS SELECTION®".
Part 2: Opening Pitch (Pitch)
Mr. Yukihiro Ishida, Representative Partner, Ishida Products LLC
He obtained his clinical engineering degree in 2004 and has been working at a medical institution for 19 years, specializing in dialysis. In 2019, he founded Ishida Products LLC while working for a medical institution. While working on various projects as a medical device development advisor, he learned about the current situation of diabetes complications in Malaysia and other ASEAN countries in June 2022 and transformed his business as a startup with the mission to reduce foot amputation due to diabetes to 0. After the startup next innovator2022 and J-StarX Silicon Valley dispatch, he is now developing "next generation diabetic foot care solution". The company is expanding its business in Japan and Malaysia.
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Mr. Ryosuke Shiki, West Japan Area Manager, Startup Success Dept.
After graduating from university, he worked for 9 years in corporate sales at two major companies. From 2015, he worked at the Osaka City Urban Industry Promotion Center (now the Osaka Bureau of Industry), a public interest incorporated foundation, where he was in charge of business matching and other support services for small and medium-sized manufacturing companies. He has been greatly inspired by the enthusiasm generated by startups. He was greatly inspired by the enthusiasm generated by startups. He resonated with the vision of "creating an era of great challenges" and joined Creww, Inc. in July 2022. Currently, as the West Japan Area Manager, he is busy contributing to the startup ecosystem in the West Japan area.
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Tokumi Kubo, CEO, MiaLuce inc. and founder of Re:live, a disease fighting community
After working as a registered nurse for 4 years, she experienced lung cancer in her family and later contracted malignant lymphoma herself in 2021. After being diagnosed with cancer, she found many issues such as difficulty in finding correct medical information and companions, lack of places to consult online about mental anguish such as anxiety about treatment and life and death, and career issues during and after her battle with cancer. https://m.youtube.com/channel/UC7_n3v17052NPhOWntGM1lA Realistic video of dialogue on fighting diseases is now available at <Recommended by Kyoto Research Park Corporation
Part 3: Thinking through IVS - The future of Kyoto as considered by government, VC, and support organizations (panel discussion)
Ms. Mari Nakahara, Assistant Director and Manager, Startup Support Section, Manufacturing Promotion Division, Commerce, Industry, Labor and Tourism Department, Kyoto Prefecture
After joining the Kyoto Prefectural Government, he was involved in medical insurance, university hospital management, secretarial work, municipal finance, and public enterprises, and has been in his current position since 2020. As the first section chief of the startup support department in Kyoto Prefecture, he has been promoting the launch of new measures, including the establishment of a startup support program, networking with investors, support for matching to promote collaboration with business companies, etc., and a project to attract overseas human resources. He was in charge of local coordination and planning/operation of Kyoto-related content for the IVS held in Kyoto.
Mr. Takeshi Harada, Director, taliki Co.
Responsible for the operation of the Social Entrepreneurship Development Program at the Incubation Division of taliki, Inc. He has built and accompanied more than 250 social entrepreneurs in building their businesses by utilizing his experience in launching and developing share house business and project management overseas. He is also actively involved in local development projects and serves as the project manager of "U35-Kyoto," a project in which diverse players under 35 years old engage in dialogue to envision the future of Kyoto from the perspective of U35. He specializes in policy proposals and government collaboration.
Mr. Koki Tsuji, Representative Director, EVER Co.
Born in May 1996, he is a serial entrepreneur who has started 5 businesses and sold 3 businesses since 2015. He is currently involved in real estate business mainly in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, operating a shared office business and a shared office & house "EVER" where entrepreneurs gather. 2023 and beyond, he is challenging to develop research facilities and real estate development in the U.S.
Mr. Masato Inoue, Innovation Design Department, Kyoto Research Park Corporation (KRP)
He is a member of the Innovation Design Department of Kyoto Research Park Co. After working at Shoko Chukin Bank for about 5 years in the SME finance field, he joined Kyoto Research Park Corporation (KRP), where he is in charge of startup support at the incubation floor "TSA" in KRP, as well as planning and managing the event space "Tamariba". He also co-hosts the social entrepreneur support program "COM-PJ" with Taliki Inc. and manages "U35-KYOTO," a community for co-creation with the U35 generation in Kyoto, and holds many other events and programs in collaboration with internal and external organizations.
◆ "BEYOND2023Collaboration with
This event is being held in collaboration with BEYOND2023, one of the largest social impact conferences in Japan, which will be held on October 7 (Sat), sponsored by taliki, Inc. with special cooperation from Kyoto Research Park Corporation, as an authorized side event.
BEYOND is an event that has been held six times since 2018, attracting more than 1,200 people in total, as a place to propose new values to society together, transcending all boundaries such as position, affiliation, age, race, gender, and limitations.
This year, under the theme of "Next-Gen Impact," a total of 500 entrepreneurs, VCs, major companies, and others interested in social issues from all over Japan will gather in Kyoto. This year's event will also be supported by IVS.
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